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closeup of NC State brochure on veterans education benefits

Nov 11, 2021

An Extraordinary Gift Honors NC State’s Veteran and Military-Affiliated Students

NC State alumnus and former officer in the U.S. Navy Jeff Wright has made a gift to name the Jeffrey Wright Military and Veteran Services program. His support will benefit the university’s more than 2,000 self-identified veterans and children or spouses of veterans and strengthens NC State’s reputation as a military-friendly school. 

members of Alpha Phi Alpha present their scholarship to Chancellor Woodson

Nov 10, 2021

Alpha Phi Alpha Celebrates Milestone Anniversary by Giving Back

Garnering support for the Witherspoon Scholarship at NC State has been a cause close to the heart of Brigadier General (Retired) Leodis Jennings for nearly half his lifetime. So when the Eta Omicron chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, the fraternity he joined as a student at the university, came together for its 45th reunion, he knew… 

Emily Neville in front of a building with green bricks

Oct 15, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Emily Neville, CEO of Reborn Clothing Co.

The NC State University Honors and Scholars Programs spoke with Emily Neville, CEO of Reborn Clothing Co. She will share more of her story at the upcoming Scholars Forum on Tuesday, October 19. 

Gen Anthony Cotton in his military uniform and standing with his arms crossed in his office

Oct 14, 2021

Commanding Respect

NC State alumnus Gen. Anthony Cotton recently became the first Black man to lead the U.S. Air Force’s Global Strike Command, which encompasses more than 33,000 service members as well as the branch’s arsenal of intercontinental ballistic missiles and bomber aircrafts. 

Sasha Pereira

Oct 7, 2021

Conducting Fisheries Research with a Disability: Featuring Sasha Pereira

University Honors Program alumna Sasha Pereira, who is currently working as a Fisheries Technician with the Wyoming Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, spoke with The Fisheries Podcast about her interdisciplinary interests in aquatic community ecology, equity in science and environmental education, and environmental justice. 

Tommy Holden, Kristian Jackson and his son remove branches and brush as they clear a path for a bike trail in Lake Raleigh Woods

Oct 5, 2021

Forging New Paths

The Department of Health and Exercise Studies has received a grant from the NC State University Sustainability Fund to help continue the development of hiking and biking trails as well as educational opportunities in Lake Raleigh Woods. 

Noah Jabusch in front of a grey background

Jul 27, 2021

Noah Jabusch Receives Richard L. Blanton Outstanding Capstone Award

Jabusch received undergraduate degrees in physics and mathematics this May and will begin working towards a Ph.D. in physics at the University of Minnesota this fall. 

Ryan Unger standing by a fountain with his arms crossed

May 11, 2021

Paying it Forward

Ryan Unger received support from the Student Emergency Fund after losing his home and his job in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. This year, he was able to give $2,500 to help students facing similar struggles. 

The top of a graduate's hat that reads "Our hearts ever hold you, NC State"

May 11, 2021

Meet the Graduates

The Division of Academic and Student Affairs recognizes some standout spring 2021 graduates who have made their mark on the university through their involvement and leadership in the division's programs. 

Karli Moore in front of white and peach colored buildings

May 11, 2021

NC State Alumna Named Knight-Hennessy Scholar

Karli Moore, a 2016 NC State alumna who is currently a doctoral student at Stanford University’s School of Earth, Energy and Environmental Sciences, is the latest Wolfpack graduate to earn a Knight-Hennessy Scholarship.